White Wall, Silent Light

by I Took Your Name

From a Dream 03:03
Lure 03:26
Watershed 03:12
White Wall 02:31


Out on King Forward Records, 2017.


released October 20, 2017

Words & Music by Chris van der Ploeg

The First Year, Bird in my Hand, Watershed & I would do Anything recorded and mixed at by Klaas Pot at No Pussy Blues in Groningen (NL)

Conditional Love, From a Dream, Three Sisters, Lure and White Wall recorded and mixed by Gijs van Veldhuizen at Audiogijs in Groningen (NL)

Paper Trail recorded at Max Braun's place in Stuttgart, Germany. Additional recording and mixing at Audiogijs.

Mastered by Klaas Pot.

The First Year
Chris van der Ploeg: Vocals, Guitars, Rhodes
Jan Bart Leeuw: Harmonium, Synth Bass, Wave
Klaas Pot: Rhythm Box & Beat Programming

Conditional Love
Chris van der Ploeg: Vocals, Guitars, Bass Guitar, Effects
Gijs van Veldhuizen: Percussion, Synth

Bird in my Hand
Chris van der Ploeg: Vocals, Guitars
Jan Bart Leeuw: Harmonium
Edwin van der Wolf: Snare Drum

From a Dream
Chris van der Ploeg: Vocals, Guitars, Glockenspiel
Gijs van Veldhuizen: Piano, Bass Guitar
Jan Bart Leeuw: Guitar

Paper Trail (Stuttgart Version)
Chris van der Ploeg: Vocals, Guitar, Rhodes
Jan Bart Leeuw: Guitar, Slide

Three Sisters
Chris van der Ploeg: Vocals, Ac. Guitar, Bass Guitar
Gijs van Veldhuizen: Percussion, Piano

Chris van der Ploeg: Vocals, Ac. Guitar, Piano
Andreas Willemse: Violins, string arrangement

Chris van der Ploeg: Vocals, El. & Ac. Guitars
Harmen Ridderbos: Piano

White Wall
Chris van der Ploeg: Loop, Piano
Gijs van Veldhuizen: Synth, Effects

I Would do Anything
Chris van der Ploeg: Vocals, Ac. Guitar
Harmen Ridderbos: Piano


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I Took Your Name Groningen, Netherlands

The original plan was to make an ambient guitar record about rail yards. All that audiotransparent and kendler guitar player Chris van der Ploeg came up with was songs. He christened his project I Took Your Name, the name borrowed from an R.E.M. song.

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